PRURIENT INTEREST By N., Pam M.S. - April 28, 2013 Legally defined as a morbid and degrading interest in sexual matters. Material judged to be pornographic appeals to prurient interests. PRURIENT INTEREST: "Tomas had a prurient interest in seeing sexual bondage." Related Psychology Terms SEX INTEREST KLEPTOLAGNIA VESTED INTEREST SEXUAL COUNSELING APPEAL AGGRESSIVE EROTIC SEXUAL BURNOUT NONOVERT APPEALS SEXUAL APATHY SEXUAL PREFERENCE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRURIENT INTEREST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/prurient-interest/ (accessed December 9, 2019).